SATC fans get emotional over seeing Willie Garson for the last time in And Just Like That trailer


Sex and the City fans are mourning the loss of Willie Garson all over again after HBO Max dropped the first official teaser for And Just Like That on Friday morning.

The clip saw a brief glimpse of the late actor reprising the role of Stanford Blatch in his final acting project alongside on-camera best friend Sarah Jessica Parker.

Garson passed away unexpectedly in September at the age of 57 after a hard fought battle with pancreatic cancer.   

Sad loss for all: Sex and the City fans are mourning the loss of Willie Garson all over again after HBO Max dropped the first official teaser for And Just Like That on Friday morning

Sad loss for all: Sex and the City fans are mourning the loss of Willie Garson all over again after HBO Max dropped the first official teaser for And Just Like That on Friday morning

The fast paced trailer only shows about one second of Garson and SJP together walking down a busy Manhattan street but that was enough to get fans emotional.

‘This will be Willie Garson’s last performance,’ wrote one who added crying and broken heart emojis.

‘Did I tear up seeing Willie Garson?  Yes,’ added another. While a third echoed the sentiment adding that seeing the late actor on screen made her sad. 

Willie filmed scenes for the SATC reboot throughout the summer and up until the final month of his life.   

In tribute: Fans shared their grief over seeing Garson in the trailer who was only featured in a brief glimpse reprising the role of Stanford Blatch

In tribute: Fans shared their grief over seeing Garson in the trailer who was only featured in a brief glimpse reprising the role of Stanford Blatch

DailyMail.com previously revealed exclusively that the new Sex and the City revival series will be dedicated to Garson. His death may even be written into season two, according to show insiders. 

A source close to the show told DailyMail.com that with the script already ‘set in stone’ and Garson’s part largely filmed in July, his passing will not be included as a plot point in the HBO Max reboot And Just Like That.

But executives and writers, including Sarah Jessica Parker, are considering how to deal with his absence in the second run, the insider said, and added that the first season will be dedicated to him in the credits when it hits screens in the next few months.

Beloved: DailyMail.com previously revealed exclusively that the new Sex and the City revival series will be dedicated to Garson

Beloved: DailyMail.com previously revealed exclusively that the new Sex and the City revival series will be dedicated to Garson

Heartbreak: Willie died of pancreatic cancer in September and was filming And Just Like That i the months prior to his death at the age of 57; it will be his final project

Heartbreak: Willie died of pancreatic cancer in September and was filming And Just Like That i the months prior to his death at the age of 57; it will be his final project

Blatch was a confidant of Parker’s character Carrie Bradshaw and a member of her inner circle who regularly featured in the original show.

‘The loss of Willie is devastating for the entire production,’ the source said. ‘Everyone wants to pay tribute to Willie, because not only was he a pro, but also a kind, caring and fun loving part of the show and films.’ 

The source added that Mario Cantone, who plays Garson’s on-screen husband Anthony Marentino, as well as Darren Starr, Parker and Kristen Davis will be ‘part of planning what happens with the writers.’

‘One thing is for sure: the series will be dedicated to his memory,’ the insider said. 

Fan favorite: Blatch was a confidant of Parker's character Carrie Bradshaw and a member of her inner circle who regularly featured in the original show

Fan favorite: Blatch was a confidant of Parker’s character Carrie Bradshaw and a member of her inner circle who regularly featured in the original show

Also featured in And Just Like That will be Chris Noth, Bridget Moynahan, Evan Handler, Sara Ramirez, Sarita Choudhury, Karen Pittman, Mario Cantone, David Eigenberg and Nicole Ari Parker. 

HBO dropped the highly anticipated first trailer for the series on Friday and the clip opens with the three ladies all dolled up as they wait for the hostess at an upscale restaurant.

When they are told their table is ready they become ecstatic for another gab session that fans have come to know well from SATC.

Here we go again: HBO dropped the highly anticipated first trailer for the series on Friday and the clip opens with the three ladies all dolled up as they wait for the hostess at an upscale restaurant

Here we go again: HBO dropped the highly anticipated first trailer for the series on Friday and the clip opens with the three ladies all dolled up as they wait for the hostess at an upscale restaurant

Parker provides the voiceover for the trailer: ‘They say some things never change but the truth is life is full of surprises.’

Then the beauty shares that there is a ‘new chapter’ to focus on. ‘And as your story unfolds, the city reinvents itself and just like that a new chapter begins,’ said Parker.

One after another guest stars of the new series are seen, including Noth as Mr. Big, who kisses Parker in their kitchen. 

The show follows Carrie Bradshaw (Parker), Miranda Hobbs (Nixon), and Charlotte York (Davis), who are now in their 50s.  

Update! The show follows Carrie Bradshaw (Parker), Miranda Hobbs (Nixon), and Charlotte York (Davis), who are now in their 50s

Update! The show follows Carrie Bradshaw (Parker), Miranda Hobbs (Nixon), and Charlotte York (Davis), who are now in their 50s 

The women are also seen juggling their careers and friendship with their roles as mothers. Miranda can be seen sharing a touching moment with her family as she embraces her son Brady and husband Steve Brady.

Charlotte and her husband Harry beam with happiness as they watch their daughter Lily’s piano recital beside daughter Rose.

However, there is one member of the SATC cast notably missing from this new series – Kim Cattrall, who played fellow bestie Samantha Jones. 

Cattrall famously refused to reprise her role for a third movie, and though she was allegedly the reason for the cancellation of the third film. 

TV royalty: Sex and the City ran for six seasons between 1998 and 2004 and it led to two movies as well.

TV royalty: Sex and the City ran for six seasons between 1998 and 2004 and it led to two movies as well. 

The original series was created by Darren Star and based on characters from Candace Bushnell’s 1996 book of the same title. 

The series ran for six seasons between 1998 and 2004 and it led to two movies as well.

There is also the prequel series The Carrie Diaries starring AnnaSophia Robb, which aired from 2013 until 2014.

And Just Like That streams on HBO Max and Sky Comedy on December 9. 

Tune in: And Just Like That streams on HBO Max and Sky Comedy on December 9

Tune in: And Just Like That streams on HBO Max and Sky Comedy on December 9 

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